Update 11/12/11, 10:00 PM PT:
Link posted at Morrissey Reddit:
Morrissey, how could you? Fans of The Smiths horrified as 'anti-establishment' band allows John Lewis to use song in Christmas TV ad - Daily Mail
£6m promo already being dubbed the greatest ever
Update 11/11/11, 7:10 AM PT:
Ad is now on YouTube:
Please please please don't sell our music to advertisers - by Adam Boult, The Guardian
Morrissey allows John Lewis to use Smiths track for Christmas ad campaign - The Telegraph
His lyrics are not usually associated with festive cheer, but Morrissey has permitted department store John Lewis to use a song by The Smiths for its Christmas advert.
The famously curmudgeonly singer has given his blessing for a cover version of Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want to feature on the chain’s £6 million television advertising campaign.
The track will be performed by Slow Moving Millie, a relatively unknown musician and actor whose real name is Amelia Warner and was once briefly married to the Hollywood actor Colin Farrell.